SPRING PAINT OUT AND DEMONSTRATION: 9 a.m., St. Joseph Abbey, 75376 River Road, Covington. Mary Monk leads a demonstration, followed by a buffet lunch and tours of the abbey. (504) 491-0103.

FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5:30 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art on the Spot, music by Greg Schatz and the Griggin' Geniuses, artist perspective with Mitchell Gaudet, children's activities, "Death in Venice" film in Stern Auditorium. (504) 658-4100.

"SIPPIN' IN SEERSUCKER": 6 p.m., Shops at Canal Place, 1 Canal Place, New Orleans. Annual summer starter hosted by Ogden Museum of Southern Art with music, food, art and a chance to don seersucker. $65, $45 members. (504) 539-9650.


DOMINI-SCIENCE SATURDAY: 9 a.m., St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. Experiments and interacting with students and teachers for grades 4 through 7. $15, includes lunch. Registration required.

YOGA FLASH MOB: 9:30 a.m., Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Jean Lafitte National Park offers a chance to breathe, stretch, smile and participate in a yoga flash mob as part of Park Rx Day. (504) 382-7838.

BRUNCH FEST: 10 a.m., Crescent Park, 2246 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Food, music, entertainment, adoptable pets and more to benefit the Louisiana SPCA. Rescheduled from March. $5 general admission.

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN CRAFT FAIR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., New Canal Lighthouse, 8001 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Crafts, gifts, art, clothing and more. (504) 836-2205.

COMMUNITY ARTS AND LITERACY WORKSHOP: 10 a.m., Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Workshop for parents and children in pre-K through kindergarten to improve learning through the performing arts. (504) 596-3100.

CRAWFISH COOK-OFF: 11 a.m., The Kamp, 2317 Hickory Ave., Harahan. The National Association of Professional Mortgage Women event with food, drinks, games for children and more. $10 and up.

"TAILS BUT NO BLACK TIE": 7 p.m., Equest Farm, 1001 Filmore Ave., City Park, New Orleans. Friends of City Park fundraiser features world-class riders, champion jumpers and a special performance by Australian horseman Guy McLean, with patrons access to food, beverages, auction and more. General admission $15, $10 children. Grandstands $175. (504) 483-9398.


KIDS IN THE KITCHEN — PASTA: 10:30 a.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1830 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., New Orleans. Fettuccini Alfredo is on the menu, with ages 7-11 learning how to make a sauce and rolling pasta to make the fettuccini. $20, $15 members. (504) 267-7490.

"CHICORY AND ROUX — THE CREOLE MOUSE AND THE CAJUN MOUSE": 11:30 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Todd-Michael St. Pierre reads and signs his book about Louisiana mice. (504) 455-4929.

GULLAH FOLKLORE PERFORMANCE: 1:30 p.m. Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Drive, New Orleans. Folklorist Kyndra Joi uses storytelling, dance and song to lead a journey of culture and tradition from the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia, where the descendants of West African slaves remain today. (504) 596-2641.


NEW ORLEANS AIR SHOW 2017: 10 a.m., NAS JRB New Orleans, 400 Russell Ave., Belle Chasse. In addition to the Blue Angels, numerous flight demonstration aircraft, parachute teams and a jet-powered truck are scheduled to perform. Gates open at 8 a.m. to the public. Free admission and parking. For more information, visit or call (504) 678-3260. 

COVINGTON ANTIQUES AND UNIQUES FESTIVAL: 10 a.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. Two days of collectibles, crafts, auctions, appraisals, walking tours, food, music and demonstrations. (985) 892-1873.


DEGAS ART LECTURE: 6 p.m., Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center, Newcomb Art Department, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Ann Hoenigswald, senior conservator of paintings at the National Gallery of Art lectures on "Finish and Process in the Work of Edgar Degas." (504) 314-2228.


EARTH DAY AT NEW ORLEANS BOTANICAL GARDEN: 4 p.m., Victory Drive between the Tolmas Center and the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn, City Park, New Orleans. Exhibitors, children's activities, cooking demonstrations and more.


COOL ZOO OPENS AT AUDUBON ZOO: Opens April 23; Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Water park includes Gator Run lazy river, slips, spouts, soakers and more for all ages. Separate toddler area, shop, concessions, lockers and cabana rentals. Open weekends only April 24-May 26. $12, $10 members, in addition to zoo admission. (504) 861-2537.

"WALTZING THE MUSE: THE PAINTINGS OF JAMES MICHALOPOULOS": 6 p.m., Ogden Museum Of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. A retrospective on the local artist will be the subject of an opening reception. Through July 16. (504) 539-9650.

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Compiled by Marchaund Jones